US Congressman Lauren Boubert is under fire after commenting on the shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs.
the news broke on sunday morning Five people were killed and at least 18 injured in a shooting at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado.The suspect was apprehended by two regular customers and then taken into custody by police.identified as Anderson Lee Aldrich, 22He walked into the venue and immediately started firing, carrying two firearms, one of which was a long gun.
Aldrich was arrested last year in connection with a bomb threat, according to local media reports. It turned out that he was in possession of a weapon.
It came to a head when statements about the shooting flooded in pulse slaughter — Boebert tweeted the message.
“The news from Colorado Springs is absolutely terrible,” she wrote. “The victims and their families are in my prayers this morning. This lawless violence must end and end soon.” .”
Boubert, recently re-elected to represent Coloradowas immediately condemned.
“You are promoting this kind of hate,” Chasten Buttigieg tweeted, noting that Boebert supports an anti-LGBTQ+ figurehead. Buttigieg, author, educator, outspoken husband of U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, has a reputation for speaking out on LGBTQ+ issues online. “Get off Twitter and start looking inward.”
Others also spoke up.
California Rep. Robert Garcia tweeted that he was “broken by the growing hatred of trans people and anti-LGBTQ violence.” “This Colorado shooting is horrific and devastating. increase.”
Many believe there is a direct correlation with the rise of anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric within the Republican Party. “Don’t say gay bill” There have also been other initiatives related to the shootings, such as attempts to outlaw drug performance in some states. Club Q called the massacre a “hate attack”. Police have not spoken about a motive or classified the shooting as a hate crime.
In the past, Boebert has called education, including LGBTQ, grooming, saying that coming out before the age of 21 should be illegal, and calling drugs “depraved.”
Brandon Wolfe, a survivor of the Pulse Massacre and now a spokesman for the Florida Equality Commission, said: “Peeping from people trafficking in anti-LGBTQ hysteria for cheap political gain. I don’t want to be seen,” he tweeted. “Save it.”